LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada State Police Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in the central Las Vegas valley.
The crash occurred Sunday around 3:15 p.m. on Spring Mountain Road westbound near the I-15.
NSP said that a Kawasaki motorcycle was traveling on Highland Drive to the Spring Mountain Road westbound ramp when it hit a concrete traffic barrier. The rider was ejected and taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The rider was later identified as Cooper Huff, 22, from Oceanside, California.
Spring Mountain Road westbound under the I-15 and I-15 northbound to Spring Mountain Road are closed. Westbound traffic on Spring Mountain is being diverted onto I-15 northbound, according to NSP.